storage Definition

  • 1the action or method of storing something for future use
  • 2the state of being stored away
  • 3a place where things are kept for future use

Using storage: Examples

Take a moment to familiarize yourself with how "storage" can be used in various situations through the following examples!

  • Example

    The storage of nuclear waste is a major concern for many countries.

  • Example

    We need to find a better storage solution for all these files.

  • Example

    The company has a large storage facility in the outskirts of the city.

storage Synonyms and Antonyms

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Phrases with storage

  • a service model in which data is maintained, managed, backed up remotely and made available to users over a network (typically the internet)


    I store all my photos on cloud storage so I can access them from anywhere.

  • a dedicated high-speed network that provides access to consolidated, block-level data storage


    The company's IT department is responsible for managing the storage area network.

  • a method of preserving perishable items by keeping them at very low temperatures


    The fish needs to be kept in cold storage until it can be shipped to the market.


Summary: storage in Brief

The term 'storage' [ˈstɔːrɪdʒ] refers to the action or method of keeping something for future use, as well as the state of being stored away. It can also refer to a place where things are kept for future use. Examples of storage include nuclear waste storage, file storage, and storage facilities. Phrases like 'cloud storage' and 'cold storage' denote specific types of storage methods.

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